There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) to Dalkeith, Melville Gate (at Campus) X95

$4

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 3

$2

5 alternative options

Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Eskbank

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle 6.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle is to taxi which costs £17 - £21 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) and arriving at Dalkeith, Melville Gate (at Campus). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Eskbank. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dalkeith, Melville Castle is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle without a car is to bus which takes 27 min and costs £3.

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The bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) to Dalkeith, Melville Gate (at Campus) takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle.
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  • Distance: 5.6 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Dalkeith, Melville Castle, Scotland?

Borders Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Eskbank
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 39) to Dalkeith, Melville Gate (at Campus)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Dalkeith, Melville Castle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$14 - $20
UberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$21 - $29
Exec
$22 - $30
Taxi from Edinburgh to Dalkeith, Melville Castle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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